Chief Data Scientist and Co-founder Travis Oliphant to Discuss the Open Data Science Innovations That Will Change Our World 

NEW YORK, NY—February 17, 2017—Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, the leading Open Data Science platform powered by Python, today announced that Chief Data Scientist and Co-founder Travis Oliphant will be speaking at Galvanize New York. During his Reaching the full-potential of a data-driven world in the Anaconda Community presentation, taking place on February 21 at 7:00 p.m. EST, Oliphant will discuss how the Anaconda platform is bringing together Python and other Open Data Science tools to bring about innovations that will change our world.

Chief Data Scientist and Co-founder Travis Oliphant to Discuss the Open Data Science Innovations That Will Change Our World 

NEW YORK, NY—February 17, 2017—Continuum Analytics, the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, the leading Open Data Science platform powered by Python, today announced that Chief Data Scientist and Co-founder Travis Oliphant will be speaking at Galvanize New York. During his Reaching the full-potential of a data-driven world in the Anaconda Community presentation, taking place on February 21 at 7:00 p.m. EST, Oliphant will discuss how the Anaconda platform is bringing together Python and other Open Data Science tools to bring about innovations that will change our world.

Oliphant will discuss how the rise of Python and data science has driven tremendous growth of the Open Data Science community. In addition, he will describe the open source technology developed at Continuum Analytics––including a preview of Anaconda Enterprise 5.0––and explain how attendees can participate in the growing business opportunities around the Anaconda ecosystem.

WHO: Travis Oliphant, chief data scientist and co-founder, Continuum Analytics
WHAT: “Reaching the full-potential of a data-driven world in the Anaconda Community” 
WHEN: February 21, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST
WHERE: Galvanize New York – West Soho – 315 Hudson St. New York, NY 10013
REGISTER: HERE

Oliphant has a Ph.D. from the Mayo Clinic and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University. Since 1997, he has worked extensively with Python for numerical and scientific programming, most notably as the primary developer of the NumPy package, and as a founding contributor of the SciPy package. He is also the author of the definitive Guide to NumPy. He has served as a director of the Python Software Foundation and as a director of NumFOCUS.

About Anaconda Powered by Continuum Analytics

Anaconda is the leading Open Data Science platform powered by Python, the fastest growing data science language with more than 13 million downloads to date. Continuum Analytics is the creator and driving force behind Anaconda, empowering leading businesses across industries worldwide with tools to identify patterns in data, uncover key insights and transform basic data into a goldmine of intelligence to solve the world’s most challenging problems. Anaconda puts superpowers into the hands of people who are changing the world. Learn more at continuum.io

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